American Kestrel Partnership : General Discussion

This is the main community for the American Kestrel Partnership. Feel free to discuss anything about kestrels, nestboxes or the Partnership here.

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Message from partner: Javier Salgado Ortiz, Ph.D. Laboratorio de Ornitologia Facultad de Biologia 


I am an Ornithologist from Universidad Michoacana in Central West Mexico. I have been conducting a study on winter ecology of Kestrels in agricultural landscapes of the state of Michoacan.

Hello - I am new to this group. I volunteer at a raptor rehab facility near Cincinnati Oh. We have  two kestrel boxes on our property. We are hoping to get more boxes placed in our area.

I installed a Kestrel box in our back yard about 3 weeks ago.  We had a Male Kestrel visit it the first day.  We've had on and off visits until last Monday, 27 Mar 2016.  That day I put a camera in the bo and actally captured footage of a Male Kestel i

Would anyone like to say when the cams will be live?  I live in Wisconsin and my kessies are about two weeks behind the cams kestrels. Our kestrels layed their fist egg on April 7th last year and April 11th in 2014.

I have conducted a general Spring driving survey of the local Kestrel population this March and have identified 34 individuals, 17 males and 17 females with 8 noted as pairs perched together.

Hello Everyone!